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2018 CLCA-ACCL Call for Board Nominations

29 Oct 2018 5:53 PM | CLCA Office (Administrator)

Dear CLCA-ACCL Members

Our mission at the Canadian Lactation Consultant Association/Association canadienne des consultants en lactation (CLCA/ACCL) is to support and advocate with Canadian Lactation Consultants. We envision a culture in which breastfeeding is acknowledged, promoted, supported and protected. The CLCA/ACCL plays an active role in establishing a breastfeeding culture through support of our members.

The Board of Directors of the CLCA/ACCL consists of the President, Past-President, Secretary, Treasurer and Directors.

There are three Board of Director positions to be elected this year. The following Board positions are to be filled for a two-year term starting in 2019 (2019-2020):

1. Director of EducationClick here to view the job description.

2. Director of Chapters - Click here to view the job description.

3. Director of Membership - Click here to view the job description.

We are looking for board members who believe in our mission and are willing to be active in their governance roles. We believe that this work has never been more important than it is today. We are looking for people whose experience and involvement in our community would be an asset to our organization, and we hope that you will consider becoming a nominee.

QUALIFICATIONS: Each Director must be a member of the organization in good standing for the last two (2) consecutive years and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. If a candidate has not been a member of CLCA for two consecutive years, previous board experience and qualifications will be considered.

TERM: Directors shall be elected for a term of two (2) years by the voting members at an annual meeting of the members. A maximum of two (2) consecutive terms are allowed in one position, and a maximum of six (6) consecutive years on the board. A Director is allowed to stay in his/her position until a replacement has been found. Terms run the calendar year; start January 1 and expire December 31.

REMUNERATION: Board of Director positions are volunteer. All Directors shall serve without compensation but will be reimbursed for authorized expenses.

To submit a self-nomination please click here and submit your completed CLCA/ACCL Board of Director Nomination form by November 7, 2018. At the AGM on November 8, members will vote to elect these Board positions.

The CLCA 2018 AGM will be held electronically on November 8 at 16:30 PST – please save the date!

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